PPSS 2100 (4 credits)

Concepts of the Public Good

All societies have to deal with natural and social inequalities, tension between individuality and community, and competing concepts of what constitutes the good society. What are the forces that create differing concepts of the public good and how are conflicts between competing visions settled? Case studies from cross-cultural research as well as historical and current examples from United States culture are used to explore the role of power, class, and group identification in shaping ideas of the public good. An important focus of this course is on understanding how concepts of the public good translate into structures that provide or limit the provision of social services.

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Sections: Autumn Quarter 2018

CRN 5125
Credits
4.00
Day/Time
Delivery
Online/Distance
Location
ONLINE
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Tuition Rate

Per Credit: $643

Additional Fees
Technology Fee: $4/credit hour for each class taken for credit
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